Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 09:45:15 EDT From: Undetermined origin c/o LISTSERV maintainer Subject: Re: green/string beans Thanks for the explanation, Rima. Around here they are definitely "string beans," though I recognize "green beans" as a variant (whereas, for example, both "green onion" and "spring onion" feel like alien terms for what I call "scallions"), but they have no strings, which is convenient. Vicki Rosenzweig vr%acmcr.uucp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] New York, NY